Central High School



Central High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 608
10 625
11 653
12 599

Central High School is a public high school of the Little Rock School District located in Little Rock, AR. It has 2,485 students in grades 9th through 12th. Central High School is the 5th largest public high school in Arkansas and the 669th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.2 to 1.

Total Students: 2,485
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 174.59

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Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,360
(55%)
3,358
(52%)
 Male 1,125
(45%)
3,100
(48%)

Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,470
(59%)
4,415
(68%)
 White 710
(29%)
1,083
(17%)
 Asian 167
(7%)
215
(3%)
 Hispanic 101
(4%)
679
(11%)
 Two or More 22
(1%)
43
(1%)
 American Indian 15
(1%)
23
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,325
(53%)
1,823
(28%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,055
(42%)
4,441
(69%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 105
(4%)
194
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central High School is ranked 5th out of 336 ranked schools in Arkansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.7%) is lower than the state average of 57.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Central High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2422
2006 2400
2007 2357
2008 2410
2009 2404
2010 2456
2011 2419
2012 2438
2013 2519
2014 2489
2015 2485

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 16
2007 15.3
2008 15.5
2009 14.5
2010 15.3
2011 15.2
2012 14.8
2013 15.5
2014 13.8
2015 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33195706028076
2006 0.32833333333333
2007 0.35299109036911
2008 0.34564315352697
2009 0.41139767054908
2010 0.42263843648208
2011 0.43695742042166
2012 0.42165709598031
2013 0.4620881302104
2014 0.49738850944154
2015 0.46680080482897

Compare Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,231.1% 12.3:1
 
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 46.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 57.7%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,485 14.2:1  
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